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Book Titled ‘Towards Inclusive Education’ Released at KCE

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS5 | May 11, 2023 08:09 AM

AMRITSAR: Education is the single greatest tool for achieving social justice and equality. Inclusive and equitable education is also critical to achieve an inclusive and equitable society in which every citizen has the opportunity to dream, thrive and contribute to the nation.

This was the highlight during the releasing ceremony of new book titled ‘Towards Inclusive Education’- with special reference to NEP-2020 today at Khalsa College of Education (KCE). Khalsa College Governing Council honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina, said the book is about education for all and how to prepare the future generations for the upcoming challenges in society.

Edited by KCE Principal Dr.Harpreet Kaur, Associate Professor Dr. Maninder Kaur and Assistant Professor Dr.Deepika Kohli, the book contains scholarly articles from the experts across the nation on the inclusivity in different aspects of our education system and the futuristic vision of the recently released NEP-2020. The book delves into key policy recommendations highlighted in NEP-2020 in relation to inclusive education and learning disabilities and their implications with respect to infrastructure, learning environment, school and classroom practices, assessment and teacher professional development, said Dr.Harpreet Kaur.

Chhina, earlier said youth is the key agent for socio-economic development and technological innovation. Their collective energies and vision is the engine of growth of our nation. Right type of education, skills and entrepreneurship opportunities to them can trigger overall socio-economic growth of our country. Meanwhile the book will definitely help higher education institutions in bringing a comprehensive change in institutional outlook and remove barriers for achieving the goal of education for all.

The Book is relevant for teachers, educators, NGO, professionals and other leaders engaged in working with children with disabilities. It is also useful for working professionals who are concerned about issues related to inclusive education and are keen to explore careers in the sector.

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